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Australasian Gazette – Clive Barass, Australian Champion and Leader of the Troupe (c.1926)


This newsreel shows Australian champion diver Clive Barass and his diving troupe performing individual and group dives at Clifton Gardens Baths near Mosman, Sydney. It is black-and-white and silent.

Curator’s notes

Newsreels were an integral part of cinema programming in Australia before the advent of television in 1956. Issued on a weekly basis, newsreels enabled people to further engage with local and national political stories and events.